Charges Filed in Fatal
Memorial Day Weekend Crash

A Memorial Day weekend crash that killed a Port Allegany man has led to homicide by vehicle and other charges against a Luzerne County man.

Charges against 31-year-old Jerver Fernandez of Nescopeck were filed today by state police. Fernandez has not been arraigned yet.

Police say on May 24 on Route 6 about two miles east of Port Allegany Fernandez’s pickup truck crossed the center line and hit a car driven by 27-year-old Robert Bowes head-on. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fernandez is also charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, aggravated assault by vehicle and aggravated assault while DUI, as well as a number of misdemeanors and summary traffic offenses.

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